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Future Of Touch Gestures Could Lie In The Palm Of Your Hand
2012-05-07 12:34:06

Disney Research is planning a new technology that could one day see mobile phone users access their smartphone through the palm of their hand. Disney Research in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania showed off a new technology that can sense hand gestures on the human body. The new system, known as Touché, could one day allow smartphones users to answer their phone by gesturing on the palm of their hand. "We demonstrate the rich capabilities of Touché with five example...

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2010-07-30 07:10:00

"In laboratory tests, right- and left-handers associate positive ideas like honesty and intelligence with their dominant side of space and negative ideas with their non-dominant side," says Daniel Casasanto of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, Netherlands. To find out whether people link 'good' with 'dominant' beyond the laboratory, Casasanto and co-author Kyle Jasmin examined spontaneous gestures during positive and negative speech in the final debates of the most...

2008-05-27 16:47:32

Seems everyone these days is giving the thumbs-up, no matter the circumstances. Senator Edward Kennedy gave a big thumbs-up as he left the hospital Wednesday, facing a new outlook on life with a potentially deadly brain tumor. Hillary did it just this week at a we're-not-mathematically-defeated-yet campaign rally in Florida. John McCain can't not do it. The gesture, for better or worse, has long breathed life or death into major events. Death to gladiators The...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'